Ami Morita was born in Nagano, Japan. She received her first ballet lessons at a private ballet school in her home town. In 2005 she came to Stuttgart to attend the John Cranko Schule from which she graduated in 2009. In the 2009-10 season Ami Morita joined the Stuttgart Ballet as an apprentice, one season later she was taken into the Corps de ballet. In 2013-14 she became Demi Soloist. She was promoted to Soloist in 2015-16 and with the start of the 2018-19 season she became Principal Dancer.
Her repertory includes roles such as Odette/Odile in John Cranko’s Swan Lake, Kitri in Don Quijote (Maxilimiano Guerra), the Lilac Fary in The Sleeping Beauty (Marcia Haydée) and Myrtha in Giselle (after Petipa) as well as solo roles in choreographies by renowned choreographers such as Kenneth MacMillan, William Forsythe, Jorma Elo and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. The choreographers Demis Volpi, Mauro Bigonzetti and Chrsitian Spuck have created roles for her. In addition she has danced in a wide variety of classical, neo-classical and contemporary works by, among others, George Balanchine, John Neumeier, Maurice Béjart, Glen Tetley, Uwe Scholz and Wayne MacGregor.